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Chirlane McCray MP

Brooklyn, Kings, NY, USA

Brooklyn, Kings, NY, USA

Chirlane Irene McCray (born November 29, 1954) is an American writer, editor, communications professional, and political figure. She has published poetry and worked in politics as a speechwriter. Mar...

11/15/2013 11/25/2016

Natalie Babbitt MP (1932 - 2016)

Natalie Babbitt was an American writer and illustrator of children's books, best known for writing the classic Tuck Everlasting . For her work as a children's writer, she was the U.S. nominee for the b...

5/11/2009 11/1/2016

Alyne H. Weil (1884 - d.)

Published 1923 family tree states birth date as November 22, 1884. Spelling of her name "Aline." Her 1920 U.S. passport application states the date as November 22, 1885. Spelling of her name "Alyne."...

2/7/2009 10/26/2016

Margaret Faxon Egerton Peace MP (1883 - 1980)

"Marjorie"

John and Caroline Topliff were members of the First Presbyterian Church of Elyria, which later changed its name to the First Congregational Church. They had five children: Fanny Maria, born August 20, ...

10/16/2016 10/16/2016

Nellie Neilsen MP (1873 - 1947)

Nellie Neilson (April 5, 1873 – May 26, 1947) was an American historian. Nellie Neilson was born on April 5, 1873, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to William George Neilson, a metallurgical eng...

9/24/2016 9/24/2016

Martha Alice Sharp-Cogan MP (1905 - 1999)

"“the guardian angels of European children” "

Martha Ingham Dickie Sharp-Cogan (1905 - 1999) was an American philanthropist who, along with her husband Waitstill Sharp, helped hundreds of Jews to escape Nazi persecution by sending them off through...

3/2/2010 9/21/2016

Carol Moses (1933 - 2004)

MOSES--Carol Whitehill. Age 71, died at home in McLean, Virginia, on February 19, of cancer. After finishing public school in Scarsdale, New York, where she was born, she attended Vassar College, gradu...

12/29/2007 9/16/2016

Marina von Neumann Whitman (born March 6, 1935) is an American economist. She is a Professor of Business Administration and Public Policy at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business as we...

10/2/2010 9/8/2016

Phyllis McAlpin Schlafly MP (1924 - 2016)

Wikipedia-Phyllis Schlafly NY Times Obituary Phyllis McAlpin Stewart Schlafly (born August 15, 1924) is an American constitutional lawyer, politically conservative activist and author who founded t...

12/18/2012 9/6/2016
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Nettie Maria Stevens MP (1861 - 1912)

Nettie Maria Stevens (July 7, 1861 - May 4, 1912) was an early American geneticist. She and Edmund Beecher Wilson were the first researchers to describe the chromosomal basis of sex. An outstandi...

2/26/2012 7/13/2016

Josephine Young Case (1907 - 1990)

Josephine Young Case, novelist, poet, and educator, joined the Skidmore College Board of Trustees in 1938 and was its chair from 1960 to 1971. At Case's first meeting as chair, new trustee J. Erik Jo...

6/23/2016 6/23/2016

She was a graduate of Tenacre 1932, a graduate of Dana Hall 1935, and a graduate of Radcliffe College, Cambridge, Massachusetts 1939. She did secretarial work for League of Women Voters and Swarthm...

6/6/2016 6/6/2016

Helen Page Lalley (1913 - 2004)

Helen was born September 18, 1913 in Brooklyn, NY, the daughter of the late John H. and Katharine R. (Page) Safford. She spent her childhood in Brooklyn, attending the Flatbush School and spending ma...

6/6/2016 6/6/2016

She was a graduate of Dana Hall, Wellesley, Massachusetts and a graduate of Wellesley College, 1903 Prior to her marriage,she was the ass't principal at Walnut Hill School, Natick, Massachusetts; i...

6/6/2016 6/6/2016

Eva Cornelia Foster (1879 - 1946)

Hats that completely hid a woman's hair had gone out of style by the time 20-year-old Eva was a student at Smith College. (B.L. class of 1900; member Omega). Lived in Plainfield, New Jersey. Member of ...

6/5/2016 6/5/2016

Dr. Mary Augusta Scott (1851 - 1918)

From an article "Pioneers" in Yale Alumni Magazine (May 2016): Dr. Mary Augusta Scott graduated from Vassar and became a college professor and received her PhD from Yale. Even before Yale made its ...

7/15/2008 6/1/2016

Billie Ann Burrill (1921 - 2010)

World-class master’s athlete, coach, sports administrator, and indefatigable worker for the performing arts in Rhode Island, Billie Ann Burrill’s talents have known no bounds. While she...

5/18/2016 5/18/2016

Anna B. Lawther (1872 - 1957)

Anna Bell Lawther (September 8, 1872 - October 21, 1957) was a leader in the women's suffrage movement in the U.S. state of Iowa. Lawther was born in Dubuque, Iowa, the daughter of William Lawther ...

5/17/2016 5/17/2016

Grace Andrews (1869 - 1951)

Grace Andrews (May 30, 1869 – July 27, 1951) was an American mathematician. Andrews obtained her undergraduate degree from Wellesley College in 1890. She received an A.M. from Columbia Unive...

5/17/2016 5/17/2016

Mary Harriman Rumsey MP (1881 - 1934)

Mary Harriman Rumsey (November 17, 1881 – December 18, 1934) was the founder of The Junior League for the Promotion of Settlement Movements, later known as the Junior League of the City of New...

8/4/2010 5/15/2016

Jane Kay (1938 - 2012)

Jane Holtz Kay (born Jane Holtz; July 7, 1938, Boston – died November 4, 2012) was an American urban design and architecture critic. A columnist for The Nation, The Boston Globe and The New York...

4/30/2016 5/12/2016

Lally Weymouth MP

New York, NY, USA

New York, NY, USA

Elizabeth Morris "Lally" Graham Weymouth (born 3 July 1943) is an American journalist who serves as Senior Associate Editor of the Washington Post. She previously served as Special Diplomatic Corresp...

11/13/2009 5/12/2016

Frances FitzGerald (born October 21, 1940) is an American journalist and author. She is primarily known for her acclaimed journalistic account of the Vietnam War. Biography FitzGerald's paren...

2/16/2009 5/12/2016

Ellen Goodman (née Holtz; born April 11, 1941) is an American journalist and syndicated columnist who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1980.[1] She is also a speaker and commentator. Contents [show] ...

7/31/2008 5/12/2016

Eleanor R. Beane (1919 - 2008)

WINTHROP--Eleanor B. Beloved wife of the late Nathaniel Thayer Winthrop, passed away peacefully Tuesday, March 25 at her Park Ave. home of 58 years. She was 89. Daughter of Ruth and Arthur Beane of C...

3/6/2016 4/29/2016

Jane Richards Roth (1935 - d.)

Jane Richards Roth (born 1935) is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. She assumed senior status on May 31, 2006. Roth received her B.A. from Smith College i...

4/28/2016 4/28/2016

Kay Fanning (1927 - 2000)

"Kay Fanning"

Katherine "Kay" Fanning (October 18, 1927 – October 19, 2000) was an American journalist and newspaper editor and publisher. She was editor and publisher of the Anchorage Daily News. In 1983, ...

4/27/2016 4/27/2016

Delia Eleanor Kuhn (1903 - 1989)

NY Times Obit: Delia W. Kuhn, Writer, 86 Published: December 19, 1989 Delia W. Kuhn, a writer, died of cardiac arrest Saturday at her home in Washington. She was 86 years old. . Mrs. Kuhn, a 1925...

10/27/2010 2/23/2016

Mary Seymour Paige (1925 - 2007)

Published in The Charlotte Observer , Wednesday, July 11, 2007: Mary Seymour Paige Mary Seymour Paige passed away peacefully in Charlotte, NC on July 8, 2007. She is survived by her beloved h...

1/12/2010 2/17/2016

9/29/2011 2/2/2016

Josephine Pinckney (1895 - 1957)

Josephine Lyons Scott Pinckney (January 25, 1895 – October 4, 1957) was a novelist and poet in the literary revival of the American South after World War I. Her first best-selling novel was ...

1/26/2016 1/26/2016

Abby Kirk MP (1865 - 1950)

"Abbie"

The Misses Kirk's School, Bryn Mawr, has been conducted by them since 1899. Miss Abby Kirk , a graduate of Bryn Mawr in the class of '92, and her sister, Miss Sophia Kirk, were previously on the staff ...

1/9/2016 1/10/2016

Antonia Maury (1866 - 1952)

Antonia Maury (March 21, 1866–January 8, 1952) was an American astronomer who published an important early catalog of stellar spectra.

12/30/2015 12/30/2015

Benazir Zardari MP (1953 - 2007)

"Benzair Bhutto"

Benazir Bhutto (Sindhi: بينظير ڀٽو;Benzair Bhutto ; 21 June 1953 – 27 December 2007) was a Pakistan-born politician, with Pakistani...

4/3/2009 12/20/2015

Hannah Willard Lyman MP (1816 - 1871)

Obituary Hannah Willard Lyman , daughter of the late Theodore Lyman, was born in " old Northampton " in 1816. Here amid these peaceful retreats, stately elms and lovely landscapes, the first years of...

11/20/2015 12/20/2015

Mary Borden (1886 - 1968)

"May"

Mary Borden (1886–1968) was an early 20th-century, Anglo-American novelist. Life Mary Borden - known as May by her friends and family - was born into a wealthy Chicago family. She attended...

2/1/2013 12/16/2015

Nancy Vincent McClelland MP (1877 - 1959)

From Hannah's Treasures - Vintage Wallpaper Known for her immense contributions to interior design, education, and historic preservation, Nancy Vincent McClelland (b. 1877- d. 1959) designed and re...

11/3/2015 11/4/2015

Zora Neale Hurston MP (1891 - 1960)

from: Google Zora Neale Hurston was an American folklorist, anthropologist, and author during the time of the Harlem Renaissance. Wikipedia Born: January 7, 1891, Notasulga, AL Died: January 28, 1960...

1/7/2014 10/30/2015

Dorothy Wallerstein (1888 - 1976)

Barnard College, class of 1909. There is a scholarship fund established in her name, the Dorothy Calman Wallerstein ’09 Scholarship Fund:

2/15/2015 10/26/2015

Judith Socolov MP (1921 - 2011)

Judith Coplon Socolov (May 17, 1921 – February 26, 2011)[1] was an alleged KGB spy whose trials, convictions and successful appeals had a profound influence on espionage prosecutions during th...

1/25/2009 10/26/2015

Florence Cane (1882 - 1952)

Florence Cane (1882-1952) was a Progressive art educator who worked to release the inner artist in each child through the use of creative, therapeutic techniques. She began teaching art at the Walden S...

2/7/2009 10/26/2015

Tania Sikorsky von York (1918 - 2008)

1/9/2013 10/26/2015

Jennifer Goldwyn (Howard) (1925 - 1993)

"Jennifer Howard", "Clare Jenness Howard"

Jennifer Howard (March 23, 1925 - December 14, 1993), born Clare Jenness Howard, was the daughter of prominent author and screenwriter Sidney Howard (1891-1939) and actress Clare Eames (1896-1930). S...

2/11/2012 10/26/2015

Patricia McManus (1915 - 2005)

Patricia McManus, an editor, writer and critic, died of complications of atherosclerosis February 13, 2005. at her home in Washington DC, at the age of 90. She worked for 25 years in the literary wor...

10/10/2014 10/26/2015

Elizabeth Bettman (1918 - 1990)

Elisabeth Robb Bettman, who taught English at the University of Cincinnati for 25 years, died Nov. 26 at Jewish Hospital in Cincinnati. She was 72 years old and lived in Cincinnati. Mrs. Bettman died...

9/11/2014 10/26/2015

Nadia Alice Elins (1925 - 1993)

Nadia C. Elins - Library Commissioner - Martinsburg - Nadia C. Elins, 67, died Friday at City Hospital following a long illness. She was the daughter of the late Irene and Sol Cohen. She was 1943 cla...

5/31/2014 10/26/2015

Helen Eugenia Lipman (1889 - 1973)

Helen and six other women stared Alpha Phi Epsilon sorority at Barnard College in 1910.

3/6/2007 10/26/2015

Rena Coen (c.1925 - 2001)

Art historian Rena Neumann Coen, whose influential books and lectures on 19th-century Minnesota artists illuminated long-ignored aspects of the state's cultural history, died Thursday at her home in St...

9/21/2014 10/26/2015

Catherine Crook de Camp, (November 6, 1907, New York City – April 9, 2000, Plano, Texas) was an American science fiction and fantasy author and editor. Most of whose work was done in collabora...

1/6/2012 10/26/2015

Frances U. Lauber (c.1920 - d.)

1935 On the Honor Roll at Packer Collegiate Insitute in the "Second Academic Class." 30 April 1937 The Brooklyn Daily Eagle (Brooklyn, New York), p. 4 38 Packer Students Attain Honor Places ... Seven...

9/11/2014 10/26/2015

Justine Polier (1903 - d.)

JUSTINE WISE POLIER 1903 – 1987 by Joyce Antler A distinguished judge of the New York City Family Court for thirty-eight years, Justine Wise Polier promoted the rights of children inside a...

10/7/2009 10/26/2015

Patricia Stern (1935 - 1980)

8/31/2008 10/26/2015

Elsbeth Kroeber (1882 - 1969)

11/5/2010 10/22/2015

Betrice Coleman (1916 - 1990)

Beatrice Coleman, Philanthropist, 74; Headed Maidenform Published: June 14, 1990 Beatrice Coleman, chairwoman of Maidenform Inc., a manufacturer of lingerie, died on Tuesday at her home in the Rive...

7/31/2014 10/22/2015

Dorothy ROMAN (1900 - 1991)

10/16/2009 10/22/2015

Pierina McLaughlin (1876 - d.)

Appears on 1880 census, age 4, living with family in Jersey City, NJ. Received a Bachelor of Arts from Barnard College in 1907. Lived at 234 West 136th Street and 2040 Seventh Ave., NYC. Member of Fren...

10/17/2009 10/22/2015

Louise Loeb (1887 - 1969)

2/11/2007 10/22/2015

Amy Loveman MP (1881 - 1955)

Amy Loveman (1881 - 1955) Amy Loveman was one of the founding editors of the Saturday Review of Literature and an associate editor of the Book-of-the-Month Club for many years from its inception. ...

4/21/2013 10/22/2015

Joan Vollmer (1923 - 1951)

Joan Vollmer (February 4, 1923 – September 6, 1951[2]) was the most prominent female member of the early Beat Generation circle. While a student at Barnard College, she became the roommate of ...

9/17/2012 10/22/2015

Edie Parker (1922 - 1993)

Edie Kerouac-Parker (1922–1993) was the author of her memoir, "You'll Be Okay" from the Beat Generation, and the first wife of Jack Kerouac. She and Joan Vollmer shared an apartment on 118th S...

12/9/2012 10/22/2015

Franziska Marie Boas (1902 - 1988)

Franziska Marie Boas (b. 8 Jan. 1902; d. 22 Dec. 1988), pioneering dancer, percussionist, teacher, ethnologist, and therapist, was born in New York City, the youngest of six children of noted anthropol...

11/17/2010 10/22/2015

Grace Gold (c.1961 - 1979)

In 1979 a Barnard student, Grace Gold, was killed by a piece of masonry that dropped like a bomb from an eighth-story window on West 115th Street. This is like a 10-million-to-1 possibility -- no, more...

1/3/2009 10/22/2015

Dorothy Ulrich Troubetzkoy MP (1914 - 2003)

"Ulrich Troubetzkoy", "Dorothy Ulrick"

Dorothy Ulrich Troubetzkoy was born in Hartford on November 17, 1914, and she became an award-winning author, poet and journalist. Troubetzkoy was educated at Vassar College followed by the Universit...

8/4/2013 10/21/2015

Li-ying Shen 沈驪英 (1898 - 1941)

沈骊英(1901—1941),女,名家惠,桐乡乌镇人。祖父沈善蒸精历...

5/9/2008 10/13/2015

Barbara Sun (1915 - 2007)

9/12/2015 9/12/2015

Rulan Chao Pian 卞趙如蘭 (1922 - 2013)

"Iris"

1/23/2013 9/11/2015

Wan-ying Hsieh 謝婉瑩 (冰心) (1900 - 1999)

"冰心"

Hsieh Wan-ying, known as Ping Hsin, poet, essayist, and short story writer.

3/15/2015 9/7/2015

Ch'en Heng-che, China's first female professor, taught Western history at National Peking and National Southeastern universities. An early associate of Hu Shih, she wrote short stories and poems in the...

11/24/2014 9/7/2015

SaLees Smith Seddon (1915 - 1984)

. Mrs. SaLees (Smith) Seddon, daughter of Luther Ely Smith (June 11, 1873 - April 2, 1951). Luther Ely Smith was a St. Louis Lawyer and civic booster and is referred to by the National Park Service...

8/18/2015 8/18/2015

Margaret Claire Hoover (born December 11, 1977) is an American political commentator, political strategist, media personality, gay rights activist, and author. She is the best selling author of the b...

7/26/2015 7/26/2015

Alice Cooper Bailey (1890 - 1978)

Alice Cooper Bailey, wrote several articles and books including two Dutch folk stories, a popular Hawaiian children's book Kimo in 1928, and a biography of Robert Louis Stevenson in 1966. She was part ...

6/14/2015 6/14/2015

Dorothy Kunhardt (1901 - 1979)

Dorothy Kunhardt (née Dorothy Meserve; September 29, 1901 – December 23, 1979) was an American children's-book author, best known for the baby book Pat the Bunny. She was also a histori...

4/14/2015 6/7/2015
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Dorothy Aldis (1896 - 1966)

Dorothy Aldis (March 13, 1896 – July 4, 1966) was a children's author and poet.

6/7/2015 6/7/2015

Julia Clifford Lathrop MP (1858 - 1932)

"1st Director of United States Children's Bureau"

|1071 Social Reformer. A college friend of Hull House founder Jane Addams, she worked for Addams as a county visitor and later served as a member of the Illinois State Board of Charities. In 1901 s...

2/16/2009 6/6/2015

Meg Wolitzer (born May 28, 1959) is an American writer, best known for The Wife, The Ten-Year Nap, The Uncoupling, and The Interestings. She currently works as an instructor in the MFA program at Sto...

1/25/2010 6/2/2015

Margaret Bateson MP (1901 - 1978)

Margaret Mead (December 16, 1901 – November 15, 1978) American cultural anthropologist who featured frequently as an author and speaker in the mass media during the 1960s and 1970s. She earn...

2/9/2009 5/30/2015

Laura Benét MP (1884 - 1979)

Born at Fort Hamilton, New York, on June 1, 1884, the daughter of Colonel James Walker and Frances Neill Rose Benet. She graduated from the Emma Willard School, Troy, New York; received a B.A. degree...

11/13/2011 5/25/2015

Anne Clark Martindell (1914 - 2008)

Anne Clark Martindell (July 18, 1914 – June 11, 2008) was an American Democratic Party politician from New Jersey, as well as a diplomat who served as United States Ambassador to New Zealand f...

2/2/2014 5/19/2015

Selwa Carmen Showker “Lucky” Roosevelt (born January 13, 1929) was Chief of Protocol of the United States for almost seven years from 1982-1989—longer than anyone has ever served...

5/17/2015 5/17/2015

Sally Sterling Quinn MP

Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States

Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States

Sally Sterling Quinn (born July 1, 1941) is an American author and journalist, who writes about religion for a blog at The Washington Post.

10/25/2008 5/3/2015

Caroline Young Rheault (1927 - 2006)

Caroline "Nan" Young (1927–2006) was a Vassar College student from New York. She married Robert Bradley Rheault and they had three children: Susanne; Michèle; and Robert B. "Skid" Rheau...

5/1/2015 5/1/2015

Elizabeth Hughes Gossett (1907 - 1981)

Elizabeth Hughes Gossett (August 19, 1907 - April 21, 1981) the daughter of U.S. politician Charles Evans Hughes, was one of the first patients treated with insulin. She received over 42,000 insulin ...

4/1/2007 4/20/2015

Avis Thayer Bohlen (born 20 April 1940 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania) is a diplomat and former Assistant Secretary for Arms Control (1999–2002) and United States Ambassador to Bulgaria (1996 ...

2/17/2012 4/19/2015

Elizabeth Alice "Ali" MacGraw (born April 1, 1939) is an American actress. She first gained attention for her role in Goodbye, Columbus in 1969, for which she won the Golden Globe Award for Most Prom...

10/30/2008 4/16/2015

Florieda Batson (1900 - 1996)

Florieda Batson was captain of the first American women's Olympic team. Florieda Batson (born November 20, 1900, New Orleans, Louisiana; died January 31, 1996, New Orleans) was an American hurdler ...

6/4/2014 4/16/2015

Amy Goodman (born April 13, 1957) is an American broadcast journalist, syndicated columnist, investigative reporter and author. Goodman's investigative journalism career includes coverage of the East...

4/14/2014 4/15/2015

Babette Deutsch MP (1895 - 1982)

Babette Deutsch (September 22, 1895 – November 13, 1982) was an American poet, critic, translator, and novelist. Born in New York City, the daughter of Michael and Melanie (Fisher) Deutsch, ...

7/1/2011 4/13/2015

Alice Stewart Trillin (1938 - 2001)

Alice Stewart Trillin (May 8, 1938 – September 11, 2001) was an American educator, author, film producer and longtime muse to her husband, author Calvin Trillin. She was also known for her w...

3/3/2009 4/11/2015

Judith Krantz (born on January 9, 1928) is a Jewish-American novelist who writes in the romance genre. Her works include Scruples, Princess Daisy, and Till We Meet Again. Contents [show] Biography[...

10/4/2008 4/10/2015

Betty Friedan MP (1921 - 2006)

"Bettye Goldstein"

Betty Friedan (February 4, 1921 - February 4, 2006) was an American writer, activist, and feminist. A leading figure in the Women's Movement in the United States, her 1963 book The Feminine Mystique ...

10/20/2007 4/9/2015

Dorothy Schiff MP (1903 - 1989)

"Dolly"

Dorothy Schiff, owner of The New York Post for 37 years, died early yesterday in her apartment on the East Side of Manhattan. She was 86 years old. The Post's vice president for editorial and adm...

2/19/2010 4/8/2015

Erica Jong (née Mann; born March 26, 1942) is an American author and teacher best known for her fiction and poetry, and particularly for her 1973 novel Fear of Flying. The book became famously...

11/11/2014 4/8/2015

Edith Elsas (1914 - 2010)

Family-Placed Death Notice ELSAS, Edith EDITH LEVY ELSAS Edith Levy Elsas died peacefully at home on December 24th, 2010, surrounded by her loving children, grandchildren, friends and caregivers. She...

3/18/2014 4/8/2015

Dorothy Reed Mendenhall (1874 - 1964)

Dorothy Mabel Reed Mendenhall (1874-1964) a prominent pediatric physician specializing in cellular pathology. In 1901 she proved that Hodgkin's disease was not a form of tuberculosis, and discovered ...

12/17/2013 4/7/2015

Sam Endicott MP

"Sam Endicott"

Samuel Bingham "Sam" Endicott (born August 13, 1974) is an American songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, actor, director and lead singer of The Mercy Beat. Early life Background and education End...

4/6/2015 4/6/2015

Anne Gansevoort Draper (1921 - 2001)

Anne Gansevoort Draper, was born in Richmond, Virginia on August 17, 1921, and received a degree in Economics from Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts in 1943. She worked as an economist for the ...

4/6/2015 4/6/2015

Anne Cleveland (1916 - 2009)

With a keen wit and distinctive visual style, Anne Thorburn Cleveland’s cartoons of life at Vassar during the 1930’s give vibrant insight into college life in the mid-twentieth cent...

4/6/2015 4/6/2015